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Tis the Season for Ticks!

Ticks may harbor a bacteria that causes Lyme disease, and may transmit the disease to your horse if it bites and remains attached for at least 12-24 hours.  Buck Mountain Botanicals Parasite Dust is a non-toxic way to prevent ticks (and other insects) from actively feeding on your horse.  The active ingredient in the Parasite… Read more »

Secretariat’s Birthday Trivia Contest!

  Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services celebrated “Big Red’s” birthday with a fun daily trivia contest on our Facebook. Each correct answer earned a chance to win the Grand Prize. The results are in! Out of 5,925 post viewings and329 correct answers, one name was randomly drawn out of a hat. Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner  **Kerry… Read more »

Equine Interstate Event Permit (EIEP)

By: Jennifer L. Wright, DVM Virginia now offers a Equine Interstate Event Permit (EIEP) for southeastern interstate travel for 6 months in lieu of multiple 30 day health certificates. Requirements: Current Coggins (within last 6 months) Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (Health papers) Completed application Microchip or 3 current digital photographs (i.e. Digital Coggins) Participating States:… Read more »

Outbreak Alert Website

Visit the Outbreak Alert site at www.outbreak-alert.com , a FREE service with alerts about contagious equine diseases by geographic area. You can search the site by zip code, and sign up for FREE automated alerts through email and/or mobile text. This site also offers detailed information about the contagious equine diseases as well as interactive quizzes… Read more »

Spring Special!

February 1 to February 28, 2014 Spring is upon us, so schedule  your dental appointment today! 10%  DISCOUNT on ALL Dental Floats *Discount does not  apply to  sedation or  farm call fees Bookings will be taken on a first come basis. Once the schedule is full, this special will end.

Holiday Schedule

Emergency As always Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services is open for emergency paging and calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Call (804) 784-7106 and follow the prompts   Days the office will be closed: Thanksgiving November 28, 2013 November 29, 2013   Christmas December 25, 2013 December 26, 2013 December 27, 2013… Read more »

Congratulations Katie!

Many of you may remember Katie Huffman as she interned and mentored with Dr. Jennifer Wright. With the love and support of family and friends, Katie’s journey will continue in the fall of 2013 with her acceptance into the Virginia – Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine to pursue her dream of becoming a Doctor of Veterinary… Read more »

Equine Rabies

By: Denise A. Gorondy, DVM On April 17, 2013, a horse in Oakland, Maryland tested positive for rabies. The horse had become ill around April 7, 2013 and after its condition deteriorated, it was euthanized. Post mortem testing for Rabies was positive resulting in 9 people undergoing post-exposure treatment and all other animals on the… Read more »